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Kneeboard in a 737

Old 7th Jan 2018, 03:26
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Kneeboard in a 737

Hi guys, I've been flying the 737 for about a year now and I find it quite hard writing on paper in the flight deck. I've been considering using my knee-board which straps onto my leg. Is anyone else using it or have any other suggestions? My concern is the kneeboard might interfere with the control column.

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Old 7th Jan 2018, 04:21
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Try a clipboard.
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 04:34
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Try an Airbus...
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 04:51
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LOL... airbus.. although sometimes i do envy that u guys can eat on a table
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 07:24
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Don't try an Airbus unless you like short days to feel long, boring and tedious. Just get a clipboard
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 12:36
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for F#$k sakes its not a friggin F18...isnt there a clip board near the window handle......or next time in SIN get the clear clip board that you can stick an A4 sheet into with your cheat notes. Only ever seen them in SIN though.
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 13:56
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A folded newspaper works for me. Stiff enough to take writing yet flexible enough to get out of the way easily. An added bonus is that you can do the crossword/sudoku during the approach and pretend that you’re copying the latest ATIS.
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Old 8th Jan 2018, 10:49
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Old 9th Jan 2018, 01:41
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Are you left-handed?
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Old 27th Jan 2019, 12:58
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yeah i'm left handed and ive just now learned to use my left leg as a table. lol might be flying scarebus soon. I mean airbus.
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Old 27th Jan 2019, 18:59
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Use clipboard.
Don't use kneeboard in 737. It looks ridiculous.
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Old 28th Jan 2019, 09:07
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and where do you put your briefing notes and reminders
In my head.
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